Bobby Hurley – Arizona State BLOB Box PTP

Bobby Hurley

Written by Wes Kosel

Wes Kosel will enter his first season as an Assistant Coach at Augustana University under Tom Billeter in 2016-2017. Kosel came to Sioux Falls after two season at Colorado College as the lead assistant. Kosel, a native of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, served as an assistant coach at Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference rival Texas Lutheran University from 2012-2014. Kosel graduated from the University of Kansas in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He also has a master’s degree in physical education from the University of Houston. While attending Kansas, Kosel served as an assistant coach at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. A life-long student of the game, Kosel honed his coaching skills by working summer camps for various programs in Texas, Colorado, Missouri, and New Mexico. Kosel also is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and a Certified Personal Trainer, both of which are certifications earned through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Kosel and his wife, Molly, live in Colorado Springs.

October 12, 2016

Bobby Hurley – Arizona State BLOB Box PTP by Wes Kosel

Here is a baseline out-of-bounds set play from Arizona State Sun Devils Head Coach Bobby Hurley. Hurley, the son of legendary high school coach Bob Hurley, was a star player at Duke under Coach Mike Krzyzewski and played in the NBA for the Sacramento Kings and Vancouver Grizzlies. As a player, Hurley was a 2-time NCAA Champion (1991 and 1992), the 1992 NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player, 1993 First-Team All-American, 1993 First-Team All-ACC, and the 1989 McDonald’s All-American MVP in high school. As a coach, he got his first head coaching job at Buffalo in 2013 and led the Bulls to back-to-back east division 1st place finishes in the Mid-American Conference. His 2014-2015 Bulls made it to the NCAA Tournament and finished 23-10 on the season.

Bobby Hurley Arizona State Sun Devils Offense


This is a simple screen the screener action baseline out-of-bounds play from Coach Hurley.1 starts with the ball out of bounds and the rest of the team is in a box formation (4 and 5 on the blocks and 2 and 3 on the elbows). The play begins with 4 cutting diagonal across and up the lane to set a back screen for 2. 2 makes a hard cut to the rim looking to pull x4 over to help protect the basket. If x4 doesn’t help and x2 gets caught on the screen, 1 makes the simple pass to 2 for a layup. If x4 does help, 5 screens for 4 who cuts out to the wing or short corner for a shot. In the video, 5 forces x4 to cut all the way around him at the 3-point line and x5 stays in the lane leaving 4 wide open in the corner.

Bobby Hurley

Click on the pdf link below to download the Arizona State BLOB Box PTP:

Bobby Hurley Arizona State Sun Devils BLOB Box PTP


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